Footballer sues club for race discrimination

A black footballer is suing his former club for race discrimination claiming that black players were treated unfavourably compared to their white team mates.

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Discrimination in football

It is a ground breaking case as it is the first time a football club has been sued by a player for race discrimination.

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Salesman wins constructive dismissal case

A salesman has won a constructive dismissal case after a breach of trust by his employers.

He worked for a company that supplied office equipment and electrical goods. The company experienced numerous problems. Client’s orders would often be delivered late. The goods were also faulty a lot of the time. Occasionally an order would be diverted and not even reach the client at all.

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Unfair dismissal when pregnant

Individuals as well as companies can be liable for discrimination as was shown in a recent unfair dismissal case.

Woman made redundant while pregnantIt involved a woman who was awarded £22,000 after being made redundant when she told her boss that she was pregnant. The woman was working at an estate agency when she fell pregnant. The agency was run by one sole director. The director also owned another company.

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Unfair dismissal after stroke

A man from West Wales who was dismissed from his job following a severe stroke has been awarded nearly £400,000 compensation for disability discrimination.

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Stress at work

The employee, who worked as a branch manager for a well known company, had been under a lot of stress because of his work.

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TUC oppose Government plans for Unfair Dismissal claims

TUC oppose Government plans for Unfair Dismissal claims

2 years before Unfair dismissal claim plans

The UK Government wants to increase the length of time an employee has worked for a company before they can make a claim for unfair dismissal from one year to two.

This has led to criticism from the TUC who say it will cause confusion.

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